Hi all, New here & wanted to introduce me & my bike.
I just purchased this bike last weekend, it's a 2012 Ninja 1000 with 1,000 miles on it.
Loving it so far, I have had several liter bikes ranging from an 08 CBR 1000RR to a couple of ZX10R's.
I am curious about the throttle because none of my other bikes had this issue & maybe it's just the way the bike is supposed to be. When I am going thru gears & RPM's & engaging the clutch to switch gears the bike slows down then with the next throttle pull it wants to throw me back in the seat. If I am in 6th gear on the freeway & if I let off the throttle the bike starts slowing down & if I slowly roll the throttle back it wants to throw me back in the seat.
The throttle is just not as smooth as any of my other bikes & is this just the nature of this bike? This is the only Ninja 1000 I have ever ridden.
Here is a picture from a 300 mile trip I took on it this last weekend, please excuse the bugs!
Yeah my 2013 does it too, but I love that throw me back in the seat feeling!
Plus I come from riding many Italian twins and BMW's so I am used to that jerky, bouncy, jumping feeling.
Makes me laugh!
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